ABDSP Interpretive Activities

Date: 
Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 11:00am to 2:00pm

ABDSP Interpretive Activities are Free and Open to the Public. All programs meet in front of the ABDSP Visitor Center unless otherwise stated.

11:00 a.m. Walk access - Garden Walk      45 Min.
Join a Visitor Center Interpreter who will take you on a stroll through the Visitor Center Garden to discover some of our special desert plants. Indoor talk may be substituted in hot weather.

12:00 p.m. Hike – Discovering the Archaeological History of the ‘Ehmuu Morteros  2 Hours
Discover the hidden secrets of an ancient Kumeyaay Native American village site. Join Volunteer Archaeologist and Naturalist Sam Webb to explore both rock art and historic milling features. This 1.5 mile hike is over uneven terrain. Be sure to bring the usual water, hat, and sturdy footwear.  Meet at the Morteros trailhead in Blair Valley, about 3 miles off Highway S-2 on a dirt road (turn into Blair Valley near Mile Marker 23).

1:00 p.m. Talk  - The Pollen Path: Seasonal Movements of Native Americans   1 Hour
Discover the amazing secrets of the Native Americans who lived in the area that is now Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Join Volunteer Naturalist Steve Russell in an exciting journey through the past as we take a look at how early residents migrated to take advantage of different food supplies.